San Marco, Venice, Italy
You may have heard of San Marco in Venice, Italy, but if you’ve never been there, you probably don’t realize the scope of it. San Marco, known as Saint Mark’s in English, includes a large plaza, a bell tower, a large basilica or church, and a museum.
San Marco, is one of two main location points in Venice. While walking around Venice, visitors will often see signs pointing to San Marco or Rialto (the famous bridge). If you know where your hotel is located relative to one of these landmarks, you just need to follow the signs to get to familiar territory. It’s fun to wander into unknown areas, to see real Venetians at work or play, and then use the directional signs to make your way back.
The Piazza (Plaza)
You will know you have arrived in the area of San Marco when you come upon the large plaza...